ACC CardiaCast: Hypertension Perspectives from Across the World, Celebrating World Hypertension Day and Closing Care Gaps

In this episode, developed by the ACC Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Section’s Hypertension Work Group, Drs. Beth Abramson, Cesar Andres, Nadia Khan, and Karen Tran provide an international perspective on guidelines, care gaps, and ways to close these care gaps.

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Clinical Topics: Prevention, Hypertension

Keywords: CardiaCast, Hypertension

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